The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 5 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 2.06% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 4.19% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £20.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+85.69% -27.05%
VB
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
362 430 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.56% 49.26% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 189 139
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Glasgow region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Glasgow region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Streams
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
3 3 (42.86%) ETL Development
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Actuate
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) VB6
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
5 1 (14.29%) Informatica
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) ETL Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (42.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) Actuate
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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